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Computer Skills Courses are designed to develop proficiency with computers. Developed for active duty Soldiers and DA civilians, the following are the 15 computer skills classes:

MTCS 1174 ACADEMIC RESEARCH USING THE INTERNET
This course is designed to help students conduct research online by teaching them a variety of online search strategies, how to evaluate sources, the ethical responsibility associated with plagiarism and how to avoid it, using online library databases to conduct research, and creating and using the Modern Language Association (MLA) and/or the American Psychological Association (APA) documentation styles in Microsoft Word. Pre-requisite(s): Students should be able to demonstrate basic computer, internet, and word processing skills. MTCS 1173 Introduction to Computers, MTMC 1170 Internet, MTCS 1175 Basic Keyboarding Using the Computer, and MTMC 1172 Word Processing are recommended, but not required. Course Length: 20 Hours.

MTCS 1175 BASIC KEYBOARDING USING THE COMPUTER
This course is designed to teach students the basics of ergonomics, proofreading, basic correspondence, and touch-typing using a personal computer. Students should be able to type a minimum of 25 words per minute to successfully complete the course. Pre-requisite(s): Students must be able to demonstrate basic computer skills or have successfully completed MTCS 1173 Introduction to Computers. Course length: 16 Hours.

MTMC 1173 DATABASE APPLICATIONS
This is an introductory course for Microsoft Access, a database management software program, designed to help students create and modify simple databases, filter and sort records, format a datasheet, create and modify a table and its fields, join related tables, create forms for data entry, and create reports and queries to analyze data. Pre-requisite(s): Students should be able to demonstrate basic computer and word processing skills. MTCS 1173 Introduction to computers, MTCS 1175 Basic Keyboarding Using the Computer, MTMC 1172 Word Processing, and MTMC 1171 Spreadsheet Applications are recommended, but not required. Course length: 20 hours.

MTMC 1177 DESKTOP PUBLISHING APPLICATION
This is an introductory course for Microsoft Publisher, a desktop publishing software program, designed to teach students how to create personal or professional looking publications such as letterhead, envelopes, advertisements, business cards, flyers, postcards, and more. Pre-requisite(s): Students should be able to demonstrate basic computer and word processing skills. MTCS 1173 Introduction to Computers, MTMC 1170 Internet, MTCS 1175 Basic Keyboarding Using the Computer and MTMC 1172 Word Processing are recommended, but not required. Course length: 16 Hours.

MTMC 1170 INTERNET
This is an introductory course designed to teach students about the World Wide Web, using search engines, information security, e-commerce, e-mail, Ethernet and wireless networks, and installing a home network. Pre-requisite(s): Students should be able to demonstrate basic computer skills. MTCS 1173 Introduction to Computers and MTCS 1175 Basic Keyboarding Using the Computer are recommended, but not required. Course length: 16 Hours.

MTCS 1173 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS
A beginner course designed to help students with little or no computer experience understand computer hardware and software, computer terminology, and the Windows desktop operating system. This course should be followed up with other computer courses. Pre-requisite(s): none. Course length: 20 hours.

MTMC 2176 MICROSOFT ACCESS ADVANCED
This is an advanced course for Microsoft Access, a database management software program, designed to teach students how to create advanced queries, modify form controls and properties, modify report controls and properties, create calculating fields, and create and modify simple macros. Pre-requisite(s): Students must be able to demonstrate basic computer, internet and word processing skills. MTCS 1173 Introduction to Computers, MTMC 1170 Internet, MTCS 1175 Basic Keyboarding Using the Computer, MTMC 1172 Word Processing, MTMC 1171 Spreadsheet Applications, and MTMC 1173 Database Applications are recommended, but not required. Course length: 16 Hours.

MTMC 2171 MICROSOFT EXCEL ADVANCED
This is an advanced course for Microsoft Excel, a spreadsheet software program, designed to teach students advanced formulas and functions, how to create and modify Pivot Tables, analyze and organize data, work with Excel on the web, import external data, and work with simple macros and other objects. Pre-requisite(s): Students should be able to demonstrate basic computer, internet, and word processing skills. Course length: 16 Hours.

MTCS 1173 Introduction to Computers, MTMC 1170 Internet, MTCS 1175 Basic Keyboarding Using the Computer, MTMC 1172 Word Processing, and MTMC 1171 Spreadsheet Applications are recommend, but not required. Course Length: 16 hours.

MTMC 2175 WEB DEVELOPMENT II
This is an advanced course for SharePoint Designer, a web authoring program, designed to teach students to create simple web pages using frames, basic Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) codes, online forms, and publish and manage web pages. Pre-requisite(s): Students must be able to demonstrate basic computer, internet, and word processing skills. MTCS1173 Introduction to Computers, MTMC 1170 Internet, MTCS 1175 Basic Keyboarding Using the Computer, MTMC 1172 Word Processing and MTMC 1175 Microsoft FrontPage are recommended, but not required. Course Length: 16 Hours.

MTMC 1175 WEB PAGE DEVELOPMENT I
This is an introductory course for SharePoint Designer, a web authoring program, designed to teach students how to create, modify, and format simple web pages for personal or professional use. Pre-requisite(s): MTMC 1172 Word Processing is required. Students should also be able to demonstrate basic computer and internet skills. MTCS 1175 Basic Keyboarding Using the Computer and MTMC 1170 Internet are recommended, but not required. Course Length: 20 Hours.

MTMC 1174 MICROSOFT OUTLOOK
A course of instruction to Microsoft Outlook, a desktop management program that helps you organize and share information on your desktop and communicate with others. You can use Outlook to manage your intranet and Internet e-mail, appointments, contacts, and tasks; and to make notes and journal entries. Course length: 16 hours.

MTMC 1176 MICROSOFT POWER POINT
This is an introductory course for Microsoft PowerPoint, a presentation software program, designed to teach students how to create, modify, and format custom electronic presentations for personal, school, or professional use. Students will learn presentation basics and work with images, sounds, movie clips, and custom animation effects. Students should be able to demonstrate basic computer skills. Pre-requisite(s): MTCS 1173 Introduction to Computers, MTMC 1170 Internet, MTCS 1175 Basic Keyboarding Using the Computer, and MTMC 1172 Word Processing are recommended, but not required. Course Length: 20 Hours.

MTMC 2172 MICROSOFT WORD ADVANCED
This is an advanced course for Microsoft Word, a word processing software program, designed to teach students about mail merge, collaboration tools working with long documents, forms, templates, and macros. Prerequisite(s): Students should be able to demonstrate basic computer, internet, and word processing skills. MTCS 1173 Introduction to Computers, MTMC 1170 Internet, MTCS 1175 Basic Keyboarding Using the Computer, and MTMC 1172 Word Processing are recommended, but not required. Course Length: 16 Hours.

MTMC 1171: SPREADSHEET APPLICATIONS
A basic course of instruction to Microsoft Excel, a spreadsheet application. Learning objectives include: Working with formulas and functions, formatting worksheets, and linking worksheets. Course length: 20 hours.

MTMC 1172: WORD PROCESSING APPLICATIONS
A basic course of instruction with Microsoft Word The class will emphasize creating new documents, working with auto text, creating styles, use of proofreading tools, copying, cutting and pasting. The course will also cover manipulating the screen display, creating sections and columns, using pictures with text, and creating headers and footers. Pre-requisite: Basic knowledge of Windows required. Course length: 20 hours.

 
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